The Obamas

All the latest news, photos and more on Barack and Michelle Obama and family

Barack Obama inauguration: Excitement as pop's finest get ready to serenade president

Four years ago Barack Obama's inauguration as America's first African-American president took place in a heady atmosphere that combined history in the making with all the fervour of a pop concert. Some...

Barack Obama delivers heartfelt speech after Connecticut school shooting

Wiping several tears from his eye Barack Obama delivered a heartfelt speech in the wake of Connecticut's fatal school shooting. Speaking from the White House the President described his "overwhelming...

First family get into the festive groove at Christmas concert

President Barack Obama and his family were the heart and soul of the party at this year's annual Christmas in Washington concert. Mr Obama, accompanied by wife Michelle, daughters Sasha and Malia, and...

Barack Obama lights up Washington and declares 'it's Christmas time'

Two weeks ago Barack Obama and his wife Michelle showed that the White House is ready for Christmas and now the Obamas have helped their nation enter into the festive spirit. Barack, Michelle,...

Could another biopic be on the horizon? Meryl Streep and Hillary Clinton bond at gala

She won an Oscar for her portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady - could Meryl Streep have her eye on a role playing another leading lady from the world of politics?...

The Obamas get festive with 'Bo-flakes' and a gingerbread White House

They've celebrated many happy Christmases in the White House over the last four years and thanks to President Obama's re-election they're set to enjoy several more. On Wednesday Michelle Obama showed that...

'These birds are moving forward' says Barack Obama as he pardons turkeys

Barack Obama took on the annual tradition of pardoning the National Thanksgiving Turkey on Wednesday evening accompanied by his two daughters Sasha and Malia. This year, Barack pardoned two lucky birds,...

Barack and Boris pull in the votes as top fantasy dinner guests

Having recently won a second term in the US election, Barack Obama has proved he is also a winner with the British public. The 44th American president was voted as one of...

First Lady Michelle Obama gets first look at 'Downton Abbey' ahead of US release

As First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama is used to certain perks of her job, and it seems one of those includes being the first to see Downton Abbey before anyone else in the US. The Sun reports...

First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes four more fashionable years in recycled Michael Kors

On Tuesday night, the people of America declared Barack Obama their President for a second term, meaning fashion fans have another four years of enjoying the first lady’s invariably fantastic...

'I'm in tears': Eva Longoria leads stars celebrating Barack Obama's win

 The look on her face said it all - jubilant Barack Obama supporter Eva Longoria couldn't have been any happier with the results of the US presidential election. Her arms raised high in the air, and...

Yes he can! President Barack Obama is re-elected for a second term

President Barack Obama was re-elected to a second term on Tuesday night in what many called the closest presidential race in recent U.S. history. The president claimed victory at 4.20am UK time as...

The Boss and Jay-Z join stars giving Barack Obama final election push

It's been proclaimed the closest fought US election in recent history – so Barack Obama must be glad to have the support of some A-list celebrities, as well as a couple of music legends, as the race...

Barack Obama declares New York a 'major disaster' after Hurricane Sandy leaves 17 dead

President Barack Obama has declared New York a "major disaster" after Americans awoke to scenes of devastation. Hurricane Sandy hit the East coast of the US overnight, leaving at least 17 people...

Katy Perry lets her ballot dress do the talking as she rocks out for Obama

There was little doubt as to who gets Katy Perry's vote as the Part Of Me singer performed at a rally for President Barack Obama in Nevada – her dress was a complete giveaway. The 28-year-old wore...

Unlucky in love: Eva Longoria splits from sportsman boyfriend Mark Sanchez

It seems Eva Longoria has been unlucky in love again after splitting from her American footballer boyfriend Mark Sanchez. The actress began dating the New York Jets star, 25, in June. He has...

'I couldn't wait for Election Day!': Excited Michelle casts early vote for husband

 Election Day came early for an excited Michelle Obama, who enthusiastically shared the news she has already casted her vote. 'I couldn't wait for Election Day!' tweeted the First Lady, accompanied...



Follow us on



News in pictures



Suggestions